Editorials and opinions written by the staff of PhoneNews.com.
By PhoneNews.com Staff on June 18, 2013
We tackle PRISM, Edward Snowden, and how we’re going to cover recent national surveillance topics.
Posted in Editorials, General News | Tagged DOD, DOJ, editorial, fisa, Google, government, national security, networx, nsa, nsl, phonenews.com, prism, sprint, spying, United States, wiretap | Leave a response
By Christopher Price on May 29, 2013
The PlayStation Vita would probably have a great second coming, if it offered up one killer app. While the hardware may be there, the software sure isn’t. The PlayStation Vita is in a unique spot. Almost the same spot where Microsoft’s KIN was a long time ago. It’s a finished device that went too upscale. [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on May 28, 2013
After 2 years, I go into detail about my long-term experience with Straight Talk and elaborate on the the major changes in service along with describing my phone upgrade plans.
By Christopher Price on March 8, 2013
Also, what Nokia can do to buy their way out of the problem… and how Nokia cost our founding editor five figures along the way.
Posted in Editorials, Jolla, MeeGo / Mer / Sailfish, Nokia | Tagged Apple, Intel, Jolla, meego, N9, n950, Nokia, nokia maps, powerbook 5300, powerbook g3, sailfish, steve jobs, steven elop, Tizen, Windows Phone | 11 Responses
By Christopher Price on February 20, 2013
While others are still selling the LTE variant of the Galaxy Nexus, Verizon stopped long ago. While Google issues firmware updates for it, the carrier has yet to approve any of the last four major Android updates pushed for the Google-backed flagship smartphone.
Posted in Editorials, Verizon | Tagged 4g, Android, andy rubin, aosp, cdd, compatibility device definition, Galaxy Nexus, Google, Google Wallet, LTE, Nexus 4, nfc, Samsung, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 30 Responses
By Christopher Price on February 6, 2013
T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile’s lackluster performance on firmware claims another victim; the Lumia 710. I’m sick and tired of catching fire from them, for talking about it. Here we go again…
By Christopher Price on January 4, 2013
We have a message for HTC: Ads aren’t your problem. Read more to find out what is.
By PhoneNews.com Staff on December 14, 2012
Google’s current Nexus smartphone strategy has created an interesting quandary. In many ways, the old Galaxy Nexus trumps Nexus 4, and in many ways, Nexus 4 trumps Galaxy Nexus. We explain why, how, and what you should buy.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Google, LG, Nerds, Reviews, Samsung, Sprint, Verizon | Tagged 4g, Android, Android 4.0, android 4.2, aosp, cdma, faux g, Galaxy Nexus, galaxy note 2, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Google, gsm, HP, HSPA+, ics, jb, jelly bean, LTE, microsd, Nexus, Nexus 4, prepaid, sprint, Straight Talk, T-Mobile, UMTS, Verizon, webos, WiMAX | 4 Responses
By Humberto Saabedra on September 26, 2012
I give my thoughts and analysis on how the iPhone 5′s nanoSIM will affect options for prepaid service in the US and how Verizon’s iPhone 5 is a viable option for those waiting on the factory unlocked version.
By Christopher Price on September 17, 2012
We explain the war of words between Google’s Andy Rubin and Alibaba’s Aliyun OS team… and, in the process, dive deep into the world of Android compatibility. It’s a coming storm, headed this way, that you should know about.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Google | Tagged acer, alibaba, aliyun, aliyun os, amazon, Android, Android 4.0, andy rubin, appstore, Barnes & Noble, Bing, cdd, chicom, China, chinese, Chrome, cts, Google, google play, ics, kindle fire, linux, Maemo, meego, Nook, oha, open handset alliance, prc | Leave a response